Gideon's Torch

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Word Pub., Aug 29, 1996 - Fiction - 553 pages
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Christianity Today deemed it "A watershed evangelical novel". Bookstore Journal says "Recommended because it's well written and has vivid characterizations. Readers have made it an ongoing bestseller and agree that Gideon's Torch is packed with graphic, behind-the-scenes details only a Washington insider could know.

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User Review  - Chris Castro - Goodreads

Garbage. Right wing propaganda. Better used as toilet paper. Read full review

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User Review  - Kayle - Goodreads

Starting this book, I thought I knew what the main theme was going to be: abortion. While abortion was very prominent, it was more like a lens through which to view the real theme; namely, how callous ... Read full review

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Chuck Colson was a popular and widely known author, speaker, and radio commentator. A former presidential aide to Richard Nixon and founder of the international ministry Prison Fellowship, he wrote several books that have shaped Christian thinking on a variety of subjects, including Born Again, Loving God, How Now Shall We Live?, The Good Life, and The Faith. His radio broadcast, BreakPoint, at one point aired to two million listeners. Chuck Colson donated all of his royalties, awards, and speaking fees to Prison Fellowship Ministries.

Ellen Vaughn is an award-winning author whose works include The Strand and Gideon's Torch, co-authored with Charles Colson. Former vice president of executive communications for Prison Fellowship, Vaughn has also served as a speech writer and fund-raising consultant. She and her husband, Lee, live in Virginia with their three children.

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